a.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970)

PG   |    |  Documentary, Sport


a.k.a. Cassius Clay (1970) Poster

The documentary story of Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)-- the heavyweight boxing champion whose style and courage captured the imagination of the world.


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Director:

Jim Jacobs

Writer:

Bernard Evslin

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9 March 2002 | JohnSeal
6
| Worthwhile period piece
This 1970 documentary was filmed while Muhammad Ali's future in the ring was still uncertain. The film posits a possible future for Ali as a Black revolutionary, and there's plenty of evidence presented to support that possibility. Of course, things didn't turn out that way, and Ali resumed his ring career. Surprisingly sympathetic, this film is a valuable artefact that deserves renewed attention in this post-Will Smith period of Ali's life.

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Genres

Documentary | Sport

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Release Date:

1 March 1971

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Box Office

Gross USA:

$413,614

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